Request for applications: Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky

The University of Kentucky Center of Excellence in Rural Health, the Kentucky Office of Rural Health, and the UK CCTS Community Engagement and Research Program are requesting applications for the 2019 Community Leadership Institute of Kentucky (CLIK). CLIK is a 4-week intensive leadership development training program offered in Hazard, Kentucky.  It is designed to enhance

Telehealth update

Enactment of SB112 guarantees all Kentuckians will have access to healthcare services, no matter where they live. By Rob Sprang Kentucky has been a telehealth leader for many years despite outdated laws and regulations that restrict how telehealth may be used, preventing many Kentuckians from accessing healthcare services that are not available close to home.

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,



Meet Stephanie Alvey Banks, RN with Hosparus Health FAST FACTS Job Title: Team Nurse and Heart Connection Liaison Hobbies: Photography, especially of my family and nature. Family: Proud wife to Travis Banks, mother to Landon, 11, and Lily, 8. Last good book you read: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee Favorite daytime beverage: Sweet

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Developing the workforce to improve serious illness care

By Turner West The shortcomings of the U.S. healthcare delivery system in meeting the needs of the seriously ill and their families is well documented. Seriously ill patients often experience intractable pain; bothersome symptoms; exacerbation in anxiousness, confusion, and helplessness; emotional, psychological, spiritual and existential pain; isolation and loneliness. Moreover, rather than providing relief from


Physician community urges further study on medical cannabis

By Danesh Mazloomdoost, MD As a physician specializing in pain and regenerative medicine, I see pain on the front lines and understand how debilitating it can be. I read and recognize the potential value of specific parts of cannabis, however, marijuana is a different story. We need to distinguish between whole marijuana and hemp-derived cannabinoids,